Nabi

He will guide me to the shore even through stormy oceans – Avondale Musallah

Zikr  |  11-10-2018  |  Avondale Musallah |  The beautiful poetry recited ‘Ay Khuda Mujhko Aasoo Ka Darya Bhi De’ which is filled with lesson, was composed by Hazrat Maulana Shah Hakeem Akhtar Sahib (R) whom Allāh SWT blessed with a heart filled with His love. Hazrat requests, ‘O Allah, grant me the enjoyment of the garden(…)

Gateway to Paradise or Hell – our choice – Gateway Musallah

Zikr  |  27-09-2018  |  Gateway Musallah  |  Allah SWT has spoken about two gateways in the Qur’an Shareef – the gateway of Jahannam which the people of hellfire will be shoved into and the gateway of Jannah which the people of paradise will be made to enter with great honour and dignity. Nabi-e-Kareem ﷺ said, ‘The(…)

Sayyidina Hussain RA – Our Hero, Our Role Model – Stanger

Jumuah  |  21-09-2018  | The important thing about the incident of Karbala is to emulate Sayyidina Hussain (RA) example & bring alive his qualities in our lives. Sayyidina Hussain (RA) was brought up in the lap of piety. He was extremely beloved to Nabi(SAW). A person who is the beloved of Nabi (SAW) automatically becomes(…)

Aashura – day of hope for Ummah

Special  |  19-09-2018  |  The 10th of Muharram – Yawmu Aashura, is a ‘big day’ in the Islamic calendar. The fast of Aashura was Fardh (compulsory) until Allah SWT decreed the fasting of Ramadan, the reward of which is forgiveness for the past year’s sins. In order to distinguish from the fasting of the Jews,(…)

Muharram – Hijrah means of Hidayat

Jumu’ah |  14-09-2018 | The Islamic calendar is sublime by virtue of it beginning & ending with months that have been ordained as sacred by Allah Ta’ala. The one who fasts a single day in Muharram, gets a reward equivalent to that of one month & whoever fasts on Aashura will have his previous year’s(…)

Love & Compassion for the Muslim Ummah

Jumuah |  27-07-2018 |  Hajj is a means  of forgiveness for the whole Ummah.  Allah Ta’ala accepts the duas of the Haaji on behalf of whoever he asks. Allah Ta’ala loves the action of compassion, & it is a trait of siddiqiyyat. To have love, compassion, seek forgiveness & make dua for the Ummah is on(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 9) – Snake in the city

Islahi  |  23-07-2018  | The Mathnavi Shareef mentions the fascinating anecdote of ‘The Snake in the City of Baghdad’. In this anecdote, Maulana Rumi (R) likens the nafs of the Sufi to the snake which has become ‘frozen’ due to Mujahadah, Zikrullah, Suhbah of the Ahlullah and a pious environment, and therefore appears ‘dead’. However, if(…)

Madinah: a sparkling diamond among the cities of the world

Zikr Majlis  |  19-07-2018  | Poetry: ‘Makhmoore hawaao me dil chaspe nazaaro me’ We are less than forty days from witnessing the great Ibadah of Hajj and the excitement in the Ummah is building up. Hajj is not only for the Hujjaaj who have the great fortune of standing in front of Raudha Mubarak, Baitullah(…)

Simplicity is Sunnah way of life – Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands

Zikr  |  12-07-2018  |  Masjid-e-Ebrahim, Newlands  | Poetry: Salaam us par Fourteen hundred years have passed, but the lessons and insights from the life of our beloved Nabi-e-Kareem (SAW) are applicable to all aspects of our existence even today. He was the personality who helped the helpless and was looked up to by the downtrodden in society.(…)

Pearls from Mathnavi (P. 8) – Opinions on an Elephant

Islahi  |  09-07-2018  |  The anecdote ‘The Different Opinions on an Elephant’ from the Mathnavi of Maulana Rumi (R) is very relevant to our times. Each person who felt a different part of the Elephant drew a conclusion about what an Elephant is! Only once the light of morning came, their misconceptions were removed. Misunderstandings can(…)

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